Many homeowners and interior designers alike love to use gray to replace other neutrals because of its depth and visual texture. By the time you complete this article, your knowledge will help you pair gray with other colors like a pro.
– If you want to create a soothing vibe, try combining gray with a neutral color palette of white and off-white shades, beiges, tans, blacks, and browns.
– Green colors add vibrancy to gray tones in a way that looks fresh but classic.
– Blue and gray are a traditional combination that you can find in patterns and plaids of all varieties. – Yellow and gray might seem like an unlikely combination, but together these colors create beautiful contrast that is pleasing to the eye.
– Infusing a splash of red into a room with gray adds instant energy into the space. Again, if you don’t like bright colors, use a terracotta or russet orange for a more elegant look.
Location – Gray, like other tones, is affected by the natural light in the room.
Accent colors that go with Agreeable Gray are Rock Garden (SW6195) and Alabaster (SW 7008) Peppercorn is a deep charcoal gray color with a good balance between warm and cool undertones. This is a dark gray with blue undertones that can lean green in the right light.
This is a light warm gray paint color that leans beige. We have rounded up some pictures to show you how diverse gray paired with other colors can look.
While these colors are both light, they create a look of striking contrast between the muted gray tones and playful pink. The charcoal gray walls have a hint of purple that warm them and allow them to work with the bright russet and splashes of deep aqua blue.
If your design style is more serene, you can’t go wrong with a pairing of neutrals and gray. Notice how the crisp off-white walls and ivory floor rug create an overall light foundation with accent colors of dark gray, light gray, and taupe.
The touches of acqua add just the right amount of color into this gray room. This dining room from Addison’s Wonderland combines different shades of gray, navy, and other neutrals to achieve a beautiful overall balance. The dark navy ceiling is unexpected in this room with the multi-toned gray wallpaper accent wall. If you like bold tones like bright orange, consider just painting it on an accent wall. Despite having a simple style, this living room has a more complex color palette than standard yellow and gray. The light gray sofa combined with the yellow ochre creates a look of contrast, but the real depth is provided by the pale gray curtains with the purple undertone against the crisp white walls.
For instance, choose a dark forest green if you want to create a moody room using your gray furniture; or, if you are looking for a more neutral shade, look for a light sage. Instead, it has a stunning vibrancy that is tempered with the dark colored walls to create a more sophisticated style that isn’t too bright.
The interior designer set pale blue wallpaper against clean white trim and a light gray ceiling. It is a neutral tone or achromatic color because you can create gray with just black and white. However, most shades of gray paint and fabric have undertones of different colors that make them more complex than just a combination of black and white. Also, many people create gray by mixing the three primary colors: red, yellow, and blue.
Contrasting colors mixed together also create gray such as purple and yellow or red and green. Once you understand all the complexities of gray, you can choose accent colors that will make the most of every shade.